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Re: Installer defaults to external video port



On Mon, 2006-09-04 at 15:24 -0400, Mike A. Harris wrote:
[snip]
> > Is there any way to force the installer to use the internal LVDS video
> > port instead of the external CRTC1 video port?
> 
> MonitorLayout is the only way.

If it's the only way do you know if there is a way to specify something
like radeonlayout=LVDS,NONE as a boot parameter that gets automagically
inserted into the X config?

[snip]
> Instead, query X.Org bugzilla for an existing report which has various
> dupes closed against it, and CC yourself on that bug to track any
> progress.

Will do that. Thanks for the pointer.

> I'm not sure if anyone upstream is currently working on a solution to
> this long standing problem or not, but it'll likely be sorted out
> eventually.  Until then, MonitorLayout specified manually by the user
> is the only option, or sticking with a much older (and no longer
> supported) OS release that predates the display detection code going
> to hell.  ;o)

Nah that's no option. I'm rather attached to the latest and greatest
with all its oddities :)

Thanks,
Patrick


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